Superannuation funds love promoting how they are different, better than the others, and how they’re planning to outperform the market. With shiny ads following you wherever you go, and all manner of temptations to lure you in, you can be excused for thinking they might have one up on their competitors... but do they? It’s your money, so let’s get under the bonnet and check it out.
Caring for kids means less time earning, career impacts and less money in superannuation. In fact, being a 'stay at home' mum comes with a whopping one-million-dollar price tag. Yep, it's the definition of a labour of love.
Women on average end up with way less super by the time retirement rolls around compared to men. It sucks. And it’s not fair. But it’s reality. Bite me! Why do we end up with less? And importantly, what can we do about it?